Tag: Gluttony

FRINGE 2017:SOAP – The Peacock – Gluttony – 4K

By Tom Eckert Previous festival winner SOAP returns to Gluttony’s The Peacock and had no trouble selling tickets managing to sell out their very first show of the season. Whether this is because their reputation precedes them or the ubiquitous appeal of the promise of acrobatics, and the promise of a watery novelty remains to …

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FRINGE 2016: Papillon – 5K

By Amy Nancarrow Having been fortunate enough to see a few physical theatre and circus shows at this year’s Fringe, I thought I’d already seen the best of the bunch – until Papillon, a combination of theatre, circus, cabaret, and comedy, made me laugh, gasp, and look on at these talented performances in awe. Set …

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FRINGE 2016: Alice Fraser – The Resistance – 3.5K

By Amy Nancarrow Comedian Alice Fraser sits on the stage with her trusty banjo and new tiny piano – “I need to use it enough to write it off on tax” – and sings songs about love, urban animals, and the fact that the craziest stories in her show sound like fiction, but are actually …

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FRINGE 2016: Aerial – 4.5K

By Anthony Nguyen It is without a doubt that circus shows are hugely popular at the Adelaide Fringe every year, and Aerial is one of the acts that does not fail to impress. As the title would suggest, Aerial essentially features airborne stunts and acrobatics, particularly with aerial silk. Presented by the local talents of …

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FRINGE 2016: Luminous – 3K

By Amy Nancarrow. Black lights. UV Paint. Circus performances. It’s a match made in psychedelic heaven, and this is what Sydney troupe Art Kinetica attempt with their performance of Luminous, a show filled with contortionists, circus performers, and an other-worldly cast of creatures. The concept is fantastic, and in a lot of ways, Luminous does …

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Fringe 2016 – Hotel Tokyo – Gluttony – The Octagon – 2K

By Tom Eckert   Hotel Tokyo are giving nothing away with their title or description and so you are left to draw your own conclusions before walking into The Octagon. However, upon taking your seat and letting your eyes wander over the Pokémon-onesie clad cast bounding around the edge taking selfie’s with the audience decked out …

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FRINGE 2016: The Naked Magicians – 4.5K

By Anthony Nguyen Being on the fringe circuit for several years now, Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler return as The Naked Magicians at the 2016 Adelaide Fringe this year. Highly energetic and enthusiastic performers, Wayne and Tyler serve as great comedic hosts for a fun night out with lots of raunchy magic and bare nakedness. …

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Fringe 2015: Glitches in Reality – Gluttony – The Bally – 4K

Inspired by M.C. Escher’s two dimensional drawings of impossible three dimensional objects, Simon Coronel brings his one man performance, Glitches in Reality. Exploring the illusion of what appears to be impossible in reality. We all know reality is that these illusions are performed by sleight of hand, deception and misdirection, in this case done with …

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FRINGE 2015 – Illuminate – Gluttony – 2.5K

I was somewhat underwhelmed. 2.5K

FRINGE 2015: Psych! – Gluttony – The Peacock – 4K

Mentalist & Mind reader Phoenix uses his showmanship to keep the audience amazed until they leave wondering, “How did he know that?” For those who wonder what a mentalist show is compared to a magic show, where the question left in the audiences mind is “How did he do that?” Which is every good showman’s …

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